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No. 21 Texas A&M runs over Missouri, 35-14

Oct. 16, 2021 18:06 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher warned his team all week that it couldn’t afford a letdown after its upset of top-ranked Alabama. His message got through, as the 21st-ranked Aggies buried Missouri early in a 35-14 victory Saturday. “We preached...

Under-the-radar Badie comes up big for Missouri

Oct. 09, 2021 21:39 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri coach Eli Drinkwitz called running back Tyler Badie the “least-talked-about great player in the country.” Badie turned in another under-the-radar classic Saturday, rushing for a career-high 217 yards and scoring three touchdowns to lead...

Missouri starting fresh with North Texas coming to town

Oct. 07, 2021 13:52 PM EDT

Since the start of the season, Missouri players have headed into practice each week knowing exactly where they stand on coach Eli Drinkwitz's depth chart. Not this week. After the Tigers were blown out 62-24 by Tennessee, every position was up for...

BC beats Mizzou 41-34 in OT on Flowers catch, Sebastian INT

Sep. 25, 2021 16:57 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Denis Grosel threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Zay Flowers in overtime, and Brandon Sebastian’s interception sealed the victory on Saturday as Boston College recovered after blowing two fourth-quarter leads to beat Missouri 41-34. BC coach Jeff Hafley...

Boston College hosts Missouri in juicy ACC-SEC matchup

Sep. 23, 2021 12:10 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — ACC vs. SEC. It’s a juicy interconference matchup when Boston College (3-0) hosts Missouri (2-1) on Saturday at Alumni Stadium. BC, a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference, will be hosting the first Southeastern Conference school...

Bazelak, Missouri make quick work of SE Missouri, 59-28

Sep. 18, 2021 17:00 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Connor Bazelak squeezed a full day of production into one half Saturday as he led Missouri to a 59-28 victory over Southeast Missouri. Bazelak completed 21 of 30 passes for 346 yards and three touchdowns for the Tigers (2-1). ...

After tough L, Mizzou turns focus to SEMO, continued growth

Sep. 16, 2021 03:21 AM EDT

Missouri already has a couple high-profile wins under Eli Drinkwitz in just over one pandemic-shortened season, and the Tigers have been hauling in four- and five-star recruits like never before. Yet their narrow loss at Kentucky last weekend was a reminder: The Tigers...

Rodriguez's 3 TDs help Kentucky hold off Missouri 35-28

Sep. 13, 2021 18:22 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky right guard Eli Cox recovered Chris Rodriguez Jr.'s fumble in the end zone for the go-ahead touchdown and the Wildcats stopped Missouri late for a hard-fought 35-28 victory Saturday night in the Southeastern Conference opener. Rodriguez...

Badie helps Missouri run past Central Michigan, 34-24

Sep. 04, 2021 20:40 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Eli Drinkwitz knew that Missouri could be in for a fight against Central Michigan on Saturday. The Tigers hadn’t played a nonconference game in two seasons, and they hadn’t had a full house at Faurot Field in nearly as long. And none of that had...

Central Michigan heads to Mizzou without coach Jim McElwain

Sep. 02, 2021 16:03 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri coach Eli Drinkwitz was effusive in his praise for Central Michigan's Jim McElwain early this week, pointing out his successes in the SEC at Florida and the more recent job he's done rebuilding the Chippewas. Now, Drinkwitz won't even have...